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CSPAN
Sep 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
america. and i want you to know, we will not let michigan become a right -to-work-for-less state. we will defeat financial martial law for fighting together, standing together and winning together. i'm proud to stand with my brothers and sisters from detroit any time, any place. god bless you and happy labor day. and now i'm very pleased and honored to introduce a woman who stands with working people every single day, a real warrior for working men and women whose -- who's lifted up the department of labor so that it works for working families again and again and again and again. please welcome our warrior, our friend, the secretary of labor, hilda solis. >> thank you, thank you, thank you. all right. >> all right. how's everybody? is labor in the house? labor in the house? happy labor day, detroit. [cheers and applause] >> it's great to be back in the motor city and especially with my good friend, president rich trumpka and all of our union leaders and my former congressional colleagues that are also here. give them all a round of applause, please. [applause] >> and of course it's s
CNN
Sep 6, 2011 1:00am PDT
powerless. i think the people in michigan really node -- need a hand. we need work, we want work. that's all. we don't want a handout. we want jobs. >> in michigan on monday, mr. obama said he's prepared to fight for his new job growth proposals, defend organized labor and take steps to restore america's middle class. he also expressed hope for the future of detroit. >> it's like the commercial says. this is a city that's been to heck and back. and while there are a lot of challenges here, i see a city that's coming back. you ask somebody here if times are tough, they'll say, yeah, it's tough but we're tougher. look at what we're doing to overcome. look at what we're doing to rebuild and re-invent and redefine what it means to live in this great city. >> well, in a sign that president obama's optimism may not be for nothing, a general motors plan to once produce gas-guzzlie ining sedans has be reborn as the only automobile factor of its kind in the united states. casey wian has more from o'ryan, michigan. >> reporter: brad was working at a gm plan in the wisconsin that was about to close in
NBC
Sep 5, 2011 11:00pm EDT
, right here. >> in michigan, unemployment -- >> the wrong tape rolled. the story talk about the political aspects of the race. a political expert mentioned that because things went so well -- we have the story cued up. it should be airing momentarily. >> as a downtown street slowly return to normal, the focus of the inaugural grand prix slowly shift to the mayor, stephanie rollins break. -- blake. >> if there had been a disaster, if nobody had shown up, if there had been a murder or something, she would have been in trouble. >> matthew cranston is a political analyst. he says this was great. >> she had more at stake than the city did. because of the timing. early voting has already begun. it is just 10 days away from the election. this is a very risky operation. there are lots of things that could have gone wrong. if she gets credit, it is that things did not go wrong. >> the grand prix was successful all around. the mayor acknowledged some critics mistook the event as an opportunity for her to shine. >> this was never about me. it was about racing, tourism, and economic development, maki
CW
Sep 6, 2011 12:00pm CDT
there on lake michigan the wind will strengthen as lee gets closer ... it is 64 degrees right now in chicago downtown we are two degrees warmer than yesterday ... but we did put frost on the pumpkin up in wisconsin this morning ... stevens 0.36 degreespoint was 36 degrees this morning ... here are the local temperatures on the map ... low sixties for most of the region this afternoon ... the water temperatures are down to 71 degrees we have moderate mold and ragweed readings the clouds showers and downpours other remnants of tropical storm lee which has sped up the east coast but it will back up into the midwest the clouds will be here tomorrow night into thursday and friday which would generate showers ... we will have wet weather ... it will get windy here 64 at midway ... we have a weird upper air pattern clear gets trapped with katia going up the east coast building burr ridge backing leak into the midwestbuildiong the ridge that enables lee's remants to reach the mfdwest... the west edge of the appalachians that will generate some wind gusts tore the chicago area they will get stronge
PBS
Sep 5, 2011 6:00pm PDT
in michigan called on congress to create new jobs, while republican presidential contenders wooed voters in south carolina. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we get the highlights from today's events, the unofficial start of the 2012 campaign. plus, newshour political editor david chalian assesses what's at stake in the week ahead. >> woodruff: then, ray suarez examines the state of labor unions on this day honoring americans at work. >> a lot of the challenges that workers and unions are facing come from a sustained attack on workers from business and from public policy. >> in a competitive marketplace there's very little power to raise workers' wages because the companies can't pass it on to the consumers. >> brown: veteran foreign correspondent edward girardet offers personal reflections and stories from his new book on three decades of war reporting in afghanistan. >> woodruff: and we close with powerful remembrances of 9/11, from the parents, teachers, and students at an elementary school just blocks from ground zero. >> the w
CSPAN
Sep 5, 2011 10:00pm EDT
by this story. but he is still a gifted man. he begins to pastor to churches. my michigan, one in fort worth texas. this in the 30s. 25,000 members between the two churches. after world war ii, he gets involved in anti-communism and he realizes that hey, roman catholics here in the same page and this man who was against the catholics in the 20,000 audience with pope pius the 12th in 1947. so he was an interesting pragmatist, a man who could change. but take some questions if you have been the something i didn't care. in the 1940s, but endorses students always having young people, log. a very charismatic kind of individual sort of wanted to be like him and had a reputation for not taking anything from anybody and so forth as a young man by the name of john birch. that is a name that you may know. john birch became a missionary set up a norris this church to china. while he was in china, bait 30s to early 40s, when the war was heating up, john birch got involved with military operations and became an intelligence a. john birch was actually very interesting individual himself. when doolittle's
Comedy Central
Sep 6, 2011 10:00am PDT
attending university in michigan... where i'm continuing to uphold our sacred abstinence vows close to my heart. our body, our temple. [ all ] our body, our temple. now i'd like to introduce the winner of this year's scholarship. - say me. say me. - she's an upstanding young woman. ladies and gentlemen, the future of america, miss priscilla white. thank you, thank you, thank you. oh, i'm so grateful to mary margaret for her inspiration and strength.
MSNBC
Sep 6, 2011 5:00am EDT
michigan, back towards denver, an isolated thunderstorm. back towards atlanta, up in the appalachians, that entire corridor with a better chance for showers and thunderstorms. dry as we work across your tuesday and wednesday. >>> how does angelina jolie pass the day with the kids while brad pitt is off shooting a movie? mr. plus for the next time you're meeting up with her, we'll tell you exactly which flower never to give madonna. your "first look" at entertainment is straight ahead. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. about this flat haircolor! [ gigi ] try nice 'n easy anti-flat, always dimensional. in one simple step, get tones and highlights built into every shade with nice 'n easy. dr. scholl's custom fit orthotic center recommends the custom-fit orthotic that's best for your tired feet. foot-care scientists are behind it. you'll get all-day relief. for your tired achy feet. for locations, see drscholls.com. thank you... with professional-grade research. and some of the most powerful, yet easy to use trading tools on the planet. it's investing with intelligence and cold hard
MSNBC
Sep 6, 2011 5:30am EDT
way to michigan yesterday, teamster present, jim hoffa, the son of jimmy hoffa rallied the detroit crowd. hoffa spoke of the president's job push and used tough language when talking about what he calls a war against the tea party. >> and you know what, everybody here has got a vote. if we go back and we keep the eye on the prize, let's take these son of a bitches out and give america back to america where we belong. >> the chairwoman of the tea party express demanded an immediate apology from hoffa. in a statement she said in part, jimmy hoffa's remarks are inexcu inexcusable. white house for its part said the president was not even there when those comments were made. the 2012 race, five of the republican party's presidential contenders traveled to south carolina yesterday to participate in a forum hosted by tea party power broker, senator jim demint of south carolina, mitt romney generally played it safe in front of the conservative crowd choosing not to criticize any of his opponents at this forum. form governor asked about his massachusetts health care law, saying it would be
KRON
Sep 5, 2011 8:00pm PDT
obama to rest for republicans hoping this or the gop nomination. air force one landed in michigan today, the president rallied a supportive crowd just days before his much- anticipated address on jobs this thursday. >> he called for washington lawmakers to create jobs they so desperately need. >> the time for action is now. no more manufactured crisis, no more games. now is the time for the people you sent to washington to worry about their jobs. >> the remarks of like a preview to keep thursday address it to a joint session of congress. >> the downgrade happen because our president has no plans to tackle the politicians self induced deficit problems. >> there raise for the republican nomination at this point is down two met ronnie and rick perry. she did win the iowa stronghold. >> and san francisco today hotel workers at the hyatt regency and their supporters marched around union square. there were chanting and carrying signs. >> these hotel workers have been without a contract for more than two years. >> fire crews in the east bay knocked out an early morning fire before got out of h
PBS
Sep 5, 2011 6:00pm PDT
time here in detroit and across michigan and all across the midwest and all across the country. we've got a lot more work to do to recover fully from this recession. i'm not satisfied just to get back to where we were before the recession. we've got to fully restore the middle class in america. >> so what the president's actually talking about there is a new plan funded by congress, by the central, american government, pumping more money into the economy and getting more people back to work, effect., in will mr. obama be able to get that past congress and its furiously hostile republicans, we wait to see. many think it's unlikely. this battle shaping up looks like quite a vivid test of the effectiveness of president obama's presidency and his ability to actually make a the u.s. economy. >> that was adam brooks in washington. you're watching newsday on the bbc. still to come, rescuers continue their search for victims in western japan. >> and cubans pay tribute to the late defense minister. now, an independent inquiry which will examine allegations the british security services were
PBS
Sep 6, 2011 12:30am PDT
in detroit and all across michigan and the midwest and the country. we have a lot more work to do to recover fully from this recession. but i'm not satisfied just to get back to where we were before the recession. we've got to fully restore the middle class in america. [applause] >> but this is just a preview. later this week mr. obama will formally unveil his job creation plan. will he be able to force it through congress and the hostile republicans? >> if you need to register, move to the right. >> unemployment in america remains stubbornly high. over 9%. dangerously high for a president seeking re-election. job seekers say companies just are not hiring. and the republican candidates who seek the presidency are busy this week too. at forums and debates hammering mr. obama as an overspending, overtaxing liberal. >> we have raised taxes, mr. president. you raised taxes $500 billion. >> candidates who say they can and will bring the economy around. will mr. obama be able to get this jobs creation plan with all the costs past congress and past furious republican opposition? the outcome of this
SFGTV
Sep 5, 2011 7:00pm PDT
in 2008, there were five north american festivals that began that year. one in denver, michigan, new york city, british columbia, and i'm forgetting the other one. we are the only one that still stands at this time. it's very difficult to put a festival on of this caliber. working with rec and park and the city has been -- ajoy
SFGTV
Sep 5, 2011 7:30pm PDT
, michigan playground -- the marina harbor, and mission playground. phase 2 projects are all in the design process. 140th birthday of golden gate park. fountains, gardens, ball fields, and even trash cans are getting a facelift. the planning team oversaw the completion of the north beach library and secured prop 84 grants. bonn programs are under way. last is our commitment to our own administrative deficiencies. as we reported previously, our staff has achieved a $370,000 reduction in workers' comp savings in the last 12 months. we did a very detailed custodian service analysis. custodians were reallocated to better meet needs. we are just beginning a reorganization of our aquatics program that will ensure more and better service to the public. it has been a very full fiscal year 2010-2011. we are looking forward to a fabulous 2011-2012. a very big shout out and thank you to the rec and park staff. i can tell you without a doubt that this is the hardest working, most dedicated staff. that concludes the general managers' report. commissioner buell: for being so brief, thank you. [laughter]
ABC
Sep 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
will be waived for remaining schools. >>> also storms have caused school district in michigan to shutdown. dangling putter lines are snapped. -- power lines are snapped. parents are word it's unsafe for the kids to walk to school or walk to the sidewalk. officials will decide whether to start classes wednesday. >>> irene delayed school but the power is on, back to school for everyone. sherrie johnson is live at perry hall with the first day of class. good morning. >> reporter: good morning charlie. excitement is definitely in the air. administrators are ready for all of the schools to be back. they are scheduled to open because of the outages, they have signing all over the place welcoming students. see the balloons here on this bench and the flowers, so festive. the sign in front of perry hall. a welcome sign for dr. harrisston and students and staff are here. dr. joe will make a stop here. students had a delayed start because of hurricane irene, so dr. joe decided to celebrate students return with a visit today. he actually plans to visit 7 schools along with members of the board of edu
CSPAN
Sep 6, 2011 12:00pm EDT
time where maybe that paradigm has changed. i just don't know. >> host: shelbitown, michigan is next for lynn on the republican line. >> caller: yes, good morning, gentlemen. i just wanted to throw this out there. i've been thinking about this for quite some time actually. up here in michigan, we've really truly have lost a full decade. we went through eight years of a democratic governor that came in with all kinds of hopes, kind of like this president. with, you know, going to change things and turn things around. and she came in with like a 69% favorable rating. she left with 16%. you just look at detroit, people keep bringing that up and they are absolutely right. it's had 50 years of single party rule and it's just terrible. so if you want to really take a snapshot of what this president is about to do, just take a look at what michigan's at and that's about all i have to say. >> host: any correlation? >> guest: well, it's interesting the second caller who used michigan as kind of -- to suggest the whole country is becoming michigan. >> host: uh-huh. >> guest: there's a correlat
ABC
Sep 6, 2011 2:35am EDT
morning frost in wisconsin and the upper peninsula of michigan. showers and thunderstorms from southern california to vegas and the rockies. >> a wet 79 in salt lake city. 85 in albuquerque. 95 in sacramento. 70s from fargo to kansas city. upper 60s from boston to atlanta. 91 in miami. >>> weather news does not stop there. japan is also reeling from some pretty extreme weather. heavy rain today in the wake of sunday's typhoon which was the worst that country has seen in seven years. at least 34 people have died. dozens are still missing. >> thousands of people have been stranded by washed-out bridges and roads. some 200,000 are still without electricity. it was just six months ago that the tsunami killed 21,000 people in japan. boy, hard-hit country for sure. >>> there has been another significant blow to al qaeda's top leadadship. eunice al maw ra kahnny is in custody after his capture by papastani agents working with the cia. experts say al mara tawny's role was to hit economic targets in the u.s. and around the globe. can't tour appears to usher in a new era of cooperation. after som
CSPAN
Sep 6, 2011 7:00am EDT
this for quite some time, actually. up here in michigan, we truly have lost a full decade. we went through eight years of a democratic governor they came in with all kinds of hopes, kind of like this president. he was going to change things in turn things around, and she came in with a 69% favorable rating. she left with 16%. you just look at detroit. people keep bringing that up and they're absolutely right. it had 50 years of single-party rule and is just terrible. if you want to take a snapshot of what this president is about to do, just take a look at what michigan is at. that's about all i have to say. host: correlation? guest: the second caller is suggested that the whole country is becoming michigan. they are really struggling just economic trends that are arguably better. certainly michigan, and obama's hands in many ways are tied. the biggest determinant will be an economy over which he has very little control. host: from your, and john on hard democrats line. caller: the woman, the 61-year- old lady, who said she thinks this would be the first time that she would not go out and vote. i
ABC
Sep 5, 2011 11:00pm PDT
in thursday prime time speech on creating jobs. he was in friendly territory today in detroit, michigan from fired up pro labor crud chanted 4 more year. president which will engtd republic conditions to put country before pert as he put it and offered a preview of his speech. >> we have got roads and bridges across this country. this need rebuilding. we have got private company with the equipment and the manpower to do the building. we have got more than 1 million up employed construction workers ready to get dirty writ now. >>reporter: president obama will also ask congress to stepped the payroll tax cut. we will air the speech live this thursday at 4:00 o'clock. >>> 2 republican front runners aim to up seat president obama next year turned up the heat on him and each other today. >> we didn't raise tax mrs. mrs. president. you raised taxes 500 billion dollars. we didn't cut medicare. one president in modern history cut medicare. this president. >> some people say i created jobs that's true. the there's one in particular that committed jobs all over the world. about while he was
NBC
Sep 5, 2011 5:30pm PDT
damaging and dangerous. as for michigan itself, the unemployment rate there is 10.9%. that is well above the national average. president obama won that state handily back in 2008, and it is a must-win state for 2012. kate. >> kristen, a big jobs' speech coming up on thursday. have we got a preview yet of what will be in that? >> reporter: white house officials here say that the president was putting the finishing touches on that speech over the weekend. they say he wants it to be big and bold and aggressive. at the same time he has to be realistic because he has to get it through a republican-led house. however, we'll have to wait until thursday to see how bold he goes. if he gets a lot of push-back from congress, kate, we could see this speech become one of the principle parts of his platform in 2012. kate. >> kristen welker at the white house tonight. thank you. >>> while the president was talking jobs with supporters, the republicans who want to replace him took part in a candidate forum in south carolina. nbc's kelly o'donnell joins me now from columbia. good evening, kelly. >> repor
MSNBC
Sep 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
culture and this is the rhetoric -- you saw my michigan speech. is this embarrassing for the president? >> just last year. >> no indication. no indication yet. >> he didn't call it out. >> he called them out afterwards. >> they have no comment. >> so what happened? >> financier and morning joe. >> in washington, speaking of sexy, pat buchanan joins us. >> all right. >> to answer your question, i know, we've got the chairman of the tea party demanding immediate apology. >> what happen? what happened there? >> well, we had some very, very, very harsh words by the president of the teamsters union that i think there are worse ones being used there than sobs. >> like what? >> let's launch into the news. teamsters union, president jim hoffa warming up the crowd before the labor day speech in detroit taking that at the tea party that we played to you coming in to the show, the chairwoman of the tea party wants an apology from hoffa. she said this -- jimmy hoffa's remarks are inexcusable and amount to a call for violence on peaceful tea party members which include many teamster members. the wh
FOX
Sep 5, 2011 5:00pm PDT
in michigan today saying it's time for political games to end in washington so that americans can get back to work. in a preview to his jobs speech he said a million construction workers across america need jobs. coming up later at 5:30, how he wants to brighten the picture. >>> turning now to fort bragg and the effort underway to try to catch a killer. the gunman who shot and killed a city councilman was spotted yesterday. then disappeared. ktvu's rita williams is joining us live now. >> reporter: i am standing at the county sheriff's substation in fort bragg. it's the command senter for the hunt of the killer. this is the eight day that 50 law enforcement officials from local, county state and federal agencies have been searching the woods around fort bragg but they still haven't been able to find this man. suspected of killing killing a city councilman. . >> i am looking for the apprehension. last thing we want is anymore violence. we want safe apprehension. anyone who has contact with him, get the word out there. we want this to come to a safe conclusion. >> we consider him very danger
SFGTV2
Sep 6, 2011 1:00am PDT
time criminal defense attorneys who work on michigan street. and if you get accused of a crime, those are the people you want to call. >> that's my approach. and they're both former public defenders, right? >> yes, they are. they are both former public defenders here in san francisco. without giving away too much of the story, there may be a return at some point to that particular office where they would, of course, be working for you. >> anytime. [laughing] there seems to be such a huge disconnect, you know, between what you see on tv and even what you read about. most of the tv shows like "law & order" you have a judge who's eminently fair, a prosecutor who is completely ethical, a defense attorney who doesn't show up half the time. these images really result -- i know this as a public defender, because the portrayals of public defenders are usually negative. why? i ask this to the entire panel. why is there such a disconnect between the reality of what really happens in our court and the way that many americans are force fed, really, this mythology? tony? >> i think in a corrupt so
CW
Sep 5, 2011 9:00pm CDT
on the campaign trail already this time in detroit with big labor. michigan state what have they but the support has thinned the jobs around the country growing scarce. continued a consistent theme that the economy getting better but more work to do. not satisfied to get back to where we were before the recession we need to fully restore the middle-class in america. and america cannot have a strong and growing economy without a strong and growing middle class and without a strong labor movement. the nation awaits the president jobs plan this week expect speech this thursday joint session of congress. up next labor celebrations tribute to naperville patriotic exchange club military appreciation day on rotary hill free to active military personnel and those who served the country of great flag salute and the country military servicemen. warm a patriotic welcome home for highly decorated marine from the southwest suburbs, sgt. keith krull smiling with his wife and baby girl surprise welcome home party in burbank. seven months in afghanistan. back from camp lejeune in north carolina. i was extremely
FOX
Sep 6, 2011 4:25am EDT
that doesn't give us what it used to give us in our par in' generation. >> reporter: in detroit, michigan, where unemployment is 14%, union members held up signs saying america ts to work while they waited to hear from president obama. >> thank you, everybody. >> reporter: the president's message that our economy works best when the middle class is thriving. mr.obama will propose more government action to boost hiring. >> the time for action is now. no more manufactures crises, no more games. now is not the time for the people you sent to washington to worry about their jobs. now is the time for them to worry about your jobs. >> reporter: the challenge is immense. there are 14 million unemployed americans and another 8.8 million who report working as many hours as they would like. companies concerned about the cost of benefits and the economy would likely add more hours before they added more workers. back in greenbelt, maryland, they're still finding reason to celebrate. >> >> say thank you. >> you're welcome. >> i run a nonprofit organization that i started myself. >> reporter: student
CNN
Sep 6, 2011 6:00am PDT
to be one winner. it's going to be the workers of michigan and america. we're going to win that war. president obama, this is your army. we are ready to march, and president obama, we want one thing -- jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs! that's what we're going to tell him. he's going to be -- when he sees what we're doing here, he will be inspired, but he needs help. you know what? everybody here has got to vote. if we go back, keep the eye on the prize, let's take these sons of -- out and get back to where we belong. >> dan, how is the white house responding this morning? >> reporter: well, they're not. in fact, as the internet continues to burn with, you floe, comments about those remarks, you know, the suggestion that the president should weigh in and could not democrat them, i did have an e-mail exchange with a official who reiterated the white house would have no comment. instead what they're talking about is the focus of this administration, as the president is days away from delivers his jobs speech. we're being told it would be a combination of things we have he
FOX News
Sep 5, 2011 6:00pm PDT
to michigan for a christmas vacation. >> brian did come home that christmas, we buried him not far from the house that he was raised in, just prior to christmas day. >> there are times when you can't hold back the tears, because it is like losing a son, a nephew. i felt like a true son of the united states of america was lost that night. >> sean: at the scene agents arrested a man and recovered 3a k 47 weapons. two purchased in arizona by a man who was unsurveillance as part of the fast and furious operation. he was arrested the next day. >> when first hear about weapons purchased through operation fast and furious? >> mostly on tv, media, newspapers. i never got a call until it was brought out in the newspapers. i just was flabbergasted. i didn't believe it at first. >> sean: ballistic tests could not identify the weapon but lawmakers were outraged. >> brian terry's loss was regrettably and preventable. >> what makes his death so shocking to his family is that he did not die on a foreign battlefield. not iraq or afghanistan but in the desert outside of arizona. eight meantimes -- 18 mi
FOX News
Sep 6, 2011 1:00am PDT
people work, too. >> in michigan with 11% jobless rate, both men are preaching to the choir. but as far as big labor is concerned it's a changing choir. union members are likely to be public sector workers like teachers and police officers than auto workers or in the private sector. across the country, 200,000 lost their jobs last year in wisconsin and ohio, public sector workers lost the collective bargaining rights. >> this is not about economics. it's about politics. i want everybody to know as long as i'm in the white house i'll stand up for collective bargaining. >> in 2008, candidate obama promised to march with public sector workers if necessary to defend the rights. he hasn't yet but he did give states federal aid to help us out of the recession. >> thank you, wendell. handful of 2012 republican presidential hopefuls were in conservative south carolina for a forum sponsoreded by jim demint today. one contender had to leigh early but offered parting shots answered in kind. >> chieve political correspondent carl cameron surveys the field from columbia. >> most of the presidential
KRON
Sep 6, 2011 4:00am PDT
and no labor day rest for president obamas in michigan he rallied a supportive crowd his most anticipated a dress on jobs. >> means aretha franklin warm up the probe reunion labor day crowd then president obamas stepped up he called for washington lawmakers to help americans create the jobs they now desperately need >> the time for action is now no more manufactured crisis no more gains now is not the time for the people you sent to washington to worry about their jobs a it is time for them to worry about your jobs >> a preview to the key address on thursday and he will unveil a new jobs plan no. an 80 party in new hampshire pailin took a shot at vampinthe revamping >> we have turned from a country of hope to one of anxiety >> in the riding also is michele bachman and it looks like hurricane mayn't has suffered some below her former campaign manager and has stepped down. kron 4 while bring you the president's address on thursday it is scheduled to start at 4:00 p.m. our time >> hotel workers took to the streets on labor day at the hyatt regency a large around union square carrying signs t
FOX
Sep 5, 2011 10:00pm EDT
' generation. >> reporter: in detroit, michigan, where unemployment is 14% union members held up signs saying america wants to work while they waited to hear from president obama. >> thank you, everybody. >> reporter: the president's message that our economy works best when the middle class is thriving. mr. obama will propose more government action to boost hiring. >> the time for action is now. no more manufactured crisis, no more games. now is not the time for the people you sent to washington to worry about their jobs. now is the time for them to worry about your jobs. >> reporter: the challenge is immense. there are 14 million unemployed americans and another 8.8 million who aren't working as many hours as they'd like. companies concerned about the cost of benefits and the economy would likely add more hours before they added more workers. back in greenbelt, maryland, they're still finding reason to celebrate. >> say thank you. >> you're welcome. >> reporter: women like janice clayton now have opportunities to start their own businesses. >> i run a nonprofit organization that i started my
MSNBC
Sep 6, 2011 12:00pm EDT
implemented in washington, d.c. all across the country. and we had laws changed in places like michigan, ohio, florida, and nevada across the nation. so we're looking forward to working in lots more states moving forward. >> former d.c. schools chance lore michelle re,now officially an advocate as well. thank you so much. appreciate your time this afternoon. >> thank you. >>> i'm craig melvin. thanks for watching see you back here tomorrow at noon eastern. up next "andrea mitchell reports." >>> we're live with a preview of tomorrow's politico debate. we're going to break down the latest msnbc and "the wall street journal" poll and what that mean for president obama. honoring the heroes of 9/11. we're going to talk with a first responder about the wound that haven't healed. >>> with your business travelerers forecast, looking at a heavy shield of rain moving across portions of the mid atlantic. northeast as well. winding down through northern georgia. could be some severe weather firing up through the carolinas. some of the biggest impact cities through new york, d.c., atlanta some thunderstor
KRON
Sep 5, 2011 5:00pm PDT
in detroit, michigan. a rallied support with his much- anticipated speech on job one- third stake. >> far with the franklin! >> our brief the french and warm up the pro-union crowd aretha franklin--aretha--and president obama stepped up. >> thank you detroit! he is looking for lawmakers to create the jobs they so desperately need. >> the time for action is now! no more manufactured crisis, no more games. no is not the time for people in their washington to worry about their jobs it is their time to worry about your jobs. if >> these remarks are a key first the address we joint session in congress were present go on building a jobs plan to read at a form in south carolina on monday republican hopefuls took turns bashing president obama. >> we have to repeal the obama- care and other regulations, or legislation of this administration has put troops court in new hampshire, the tea party event with sarah palin taking shots. go for the first time in history a credit rating downgrade that happens because our president does not have any plan to tackle politicians self- promotion deuced deficit a
NBC
Sep 6, 2011 5:00am EDT
tough talk for republicans at his labor day picnic yesterday up in michigan. he said that republicans need to put their country before their party, and he really challenged them to make some changes when they get back here from the labor daybreak to try to get some legislation passed that would support the creation of jobs. of course, his big speech on capitol hill comes on thursday. we'll see what the president has to say about that. and we're awaiting new poll numbers to see just how popular the president is in terms of handling the economy and the jobs situation. wendy? >> tracie potts. thanks, tracie. >>> while millions of americans look for work, some members of congress are making millions of dollars. the hill newspaper released a list of the top 50 wealthiest members of congress this morning. the list is made up of 32 republicans and 18 democrats. together the lawmakers have a total net worth of more than $1.6 billion. representative michael mccall, a texas republican, led the list with a worth of $287 millthree the list. democratic senator jay rockefeller of west virginia at n
CNN
Sep 6, 2011 10:00am PDT
, arizona, michigan and florida, a program allows food stamps to be used at restaurants. the question is, should more states get on board and allow restaurants to accept food stamps? joining me now is the founder and executive director of the national law center on homelessness and poverty. thank you both for joining me. maria, is expanding the food stamps to be used at restaurants a good idea, do you think? >> it is absolutely a good idea. this is an existing federal program that's been on the books for decades. but it's a state option. so states have a choice. i think they should use that choice because hunger is increasing, more and more people are also losing their homes and this is a program that applies to people who are homeless or elderly or disabled. therefore, it's extremely difficult or impossible for them to go to the grocery store and bring back food and cook it at home. for homeless people, they have no home to cook it in. so this could make an enormous difference. it can make a difference between having access to food and not having it. >> ma lynn a, i want to ask you, if
FOX
Sep 6, 2011 7:00am EDT
back to work, and restore the american dream. >> michigan is a huge battle ground state in 2012. and really is a microcosm of the economic pain felt all around the country. two summers ago, the unemployment rate here was over 14%. it has actually gotten better and now 10.9% statewide. but still far too high for a president who is facing voters just over a year from now. in michigan, with the president, ed henry, fox news. >>> 8:36 on tuesday morning. a new round of flu vaccine is rolling out with some good news for everybody who can't stand needles. and that's a lot of people. that story, for you, and so many more, coming up next. >> now it is time for our "my fox half off deal" and this one has you laughing. 64% off at the comedy zone. dc. that's at the double tree hotel. actually in crystal city. and $39 gets you four tickets plus parking. really good deal for a good night out. just go to the web site, myfoxdc.com, click on the my fox half off tab on the right-hand side of the screen and click on the buy now icon. we'll be right back. god for a double date. -- good for a doubl
FOX News
Sep 6, 2011 3:00am PDT
like a monday. yesterday a lot of people had the day off. it was labor day. in detroit michigan, people were yelling four more years to president obama. in michigan, they have unemployment at about 11%. you can't figure they want four more years -- >> 1 in every 4 does not have a job. >> absolutely. nevertheless, the president's big speech of how he's going to create some jobs coming up on thursday. he didn't tip his hand yesterday except to say now is the time to do something, america. >> the time for washington games is over. the time for action is now. no more manufactured crises, no more games. now is not the time for the people you sent to washington to worry about their jobs. now is the time for them to worry about your jobs. >> here's the subtle difference in which i think republicans working with what the president is saying. the republicans looking at and saying you're unpatriotic, get behind him. there's a theory out there that maybe they don't work. they go with what we're saying. about the president says if you don't go with what i'm saying, you're an obstructionist. i don'
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